Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Democracy Now! live coverage of the murder of Troy Davis

Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman will host a 2-hour live special broadcast on Wednesday, September 21 from 6pm to 8pm EDT from outside the prison in Jackson, Georgia, where Troy Anthony Davis is scheduled to be executed at 7pm EDT.

Davis was convicted in 1989 of killing of off-duty white police officer, Mark MacPhail. Since then, seven of the nine non-police witnesses who fingered Davis have recanted their testimony, and there is no physical evidence that ties Davis to the crime scene.

Video of the special broadcast will be live-streamed from 6pm to 8pmEDT at

The special can also be watched on Free Speech TV (Channel 9415, onDISH Network and Channel 348 on DirectTV), and on Link TV (Ch. 375 on DirecTV).

Audio of the special broadcast will be carried by Pacifica radio. Check your local sister station or affiliate to see if they plan to carry it.

Please encourage your local radio and TV station to air the program. It is free for any radio or TV station to air. (Email for more information.)

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Visit the Democracy Now! archive for all of these video reports, which include the complete transcripts:

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